The Crowley Police Department has made an arrest in an incident which occurred over the weekend, according to Chief of Police Jimmy Broussard. The release, issued Wednesday announced one arrest in the stabbing. The release reads as follows:

THE POST-SIGNAL / Howell Dennis
On Monday, Mayor Greg Jones signed a proclamation declaring this weekend as the annual Homeland Civic and Social Organization Crowley Day celebration. On hand for the signing of the proclamation were, from left, Wendell Milson, Nelwyn Carter, Sheral Garrick, Mayor Jones, Marie Breaux and Walter Andrus.

The Homeland Civic and Social Organization will once again host the annual “Crowley Day Dance and Picnic,” which is set to take place this weekend at the Martin Luther King Center. The event usually sees approximately 300 former Crowley residents travel back to the city for the festivities.
The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office announced two updates in regard to last week’s shooting at the Kathy Apartments. First, the victim, identified as Ladracus Miller, 21, of Crowley, succumbed to his injuries over the weekend.

THE POST-SIGNAL / Howell Dennis
On Monday, Mayor Greg Jones signed a proclamation declaring this weekend as the annual Homeland Civic and Social Organization Crowley Day celebration. On hand for the signing of the proclamation were, from left, Wendell Milson, Nelwyn Carter, Sheral Garrick, Mayor Jones, Marie Breaux and Walter Andrus.

Jurors retain former officer

The transition to a new secretary-treasurer for the Acadia Parish Police Jury will be a smooth one thanks to action approved by the jury at a special meeting Tuesday morning.

Impact of CNCS evident

Program organizer Joan Finley, left, and Rotary President Pat Miers, right, welcomed Vickie Schenk to the club’s luncheon to speak on the Corporation for National and Community Service.

For many years now, Vickie Schenk has worked to promote the Corporation for National and Community Service and its work.

Political forum set Feb. 23

As was announced by Alderwoman Ezora Proctor during last week’s Crowley City Council meeting, a candidate forum for those vying for the Crowley Chief of Police seat will be held at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational Center on Tuesday, Feb, 23, at 6:30 p.m.

TOPS payments cut by 20 percent

If Gov. John Bel Edwards’ speech Thursday night did anything in regard to higher education, it moved the doomsday clock to 11:59, and counting.

Montoucet irked at Edwards’ critics

Those who have followed District 42 Rep. Jack Montoucet’s career as a legislator know that if there has been one constant in his political stance, it has been his criticism of Gov. Bobby Jindal.

Bertrand gets life, no parole

Kerry Wayne Bertrand received the mandatory sentence of life with hard labor without the benefit of parole for the second-degree murder of Skylar C

Police Jury names new sect.-treas.

Laura Faul of Egan will replace two-term secretary-treasurer Richard “Dickie” Latiolais on the Acadia Parish Police Jury administrative staff.

City council considers bids, issues permits

During a rather brief meeting of the Crowley City Council, the group discussed awarding construction contracts, issuing liquor licenses and the pro

Murder trial continues

Testimony continued Wednesday in the second-degree murder trial of Kerry Bertrand, who is charged in the Aug.

Bertrand murder trial begins

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of Kerry Bertrand, who stands accused of second-degree murder in the death of his stepdaughter, Skylar Cr

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Sports

WOLVES IN TODAY’S FOOTBALL JAMBOREE - The Rayne High Wolves Football Team were busy this week as they were readying for today’s 2016 Acadia Parish Jamboree at Iota High School. The Wolves are scheduled to meet the hosting Bulldogs in the second game of the night. The Jamboree will begin at 6 p.m. with Church Point meeting Crowley High. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)

Following last week’s historic flooding that halted all extra curricular activities while southern Louisiana tried to survive the worst flooding witnessed in almost 100 years, the 2016 football sea

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THE POST-SIGNAL / Howell Dennis
On Monday, Mayor Greg Jones signed a proclamation declaring this weekend as the annual Homeland Civic and Social Organization Crowley Day celebration. On hand for the signing of the proclamation were, from left, Wendell Milson, Nelwyn Carter, Sheral Garrick, Mayor Jones, Marie Breaux and Walter Andrus.

The Homeland Civic and Social Organization will once again host the annual “Crowley Day Dance and Picnic,” which is set to take place this weekend at the Martin Luther King Center.

Obituaries

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Iota for Harvey Henry Hebert Jr., 69, who died Monday, Aug.

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